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Al-Shabab Attack Killed 43 Ethiopian Troops

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Al-Shabab says it has killed 43 Ethiopian soldiers in a surprise attack on their base 300Km north of the capital Mogadishu. This is the first time an Ethiopian-run Amisom base to be attacked.

By TesfaNews,

Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it has killed 43 Ethiopian soldiers in an attack on their base serving with the African Union’s AMISOM force in Somalia.

The town of Halgan, where Thursday’s attack occurred, lies in the Hiraan region of central Somalia, about 300km north of the capital Mogadishu.

“Our fighters stormed the Halgan base of AMISOM … We killed 43 AU soldiers from Ethiopia in the fighting,” Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab, al-Shabab’s military operations spokesperson, told Reuters news agency. Continue reading Al-Shabab Attack Killed 43 Ethiopian Troops

The Dilemma of Ethiopia’s Latest Failed Accusation of Eritrea

Kenya’s foreign minister Moses Wetangula threatening ambassador Beyene Russom on ‘taking a serious of actions’ on Eritrea ranging from sanction to severing diplomatic relation

By Ibrahim A. Ibrahim,

On the Kenyan media in recent days some wisely orchestrated unwise news started to surface and is affecting the people of Kenya, the Somalis and the unfortunate Eritrea. From nowhere reports appeared that: A flight from unknown country landed in Baiodoa , Somalia, to deliver weapons.

Then the news readjusted to be two flights and resurfaced again that there is a third one as well. The news made headlines and started to implicate Eritrea for shipping the armaments. Continue reading The Dilemma of Ethiopia’s Latest Failed Accusation of Eritrea